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SME Technology and Innovation Day 2018

A*STAR and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) co-organised SME Technology and Innovation Day 2018 to showcase various technology-related initiatives- and to encourage SMEs to adopt technology and innovation to develop new and differentiated products- services and processes- and improve productivity

The event was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry- Mr Chan Chun Sing- who emphasised the importance of collaboration between the government- research institutions- SMEs- and other technology partners- to ensure that Singapore continues to stay ahead of the competition.

Minister Chan shared that more than 1-300 enterprises have seen an average of 25 per cent improvement in productivity since the adoption of over 50 ready-to-go technology solutions through Tech Depot- a centralised platform with technology solutions developed by A*STAR- Enterprise Singapore and the Infocomm Media Development Authority. He also gave out the T-Up Excellence awards- which recognise the R&D contributions of researchers to local SMEs.

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